‘Maybe this year we’re the buzz saw’

not teaching,still THINKING … Just published yesterday — a book that is sure to bring baseball to life while we wait for the coronavirus crisis to end and the season to finally begin. “Buzz Saw: The Improbable Story of How the Washington Nationals Won the World Series” is written by Jesse Dougherty, beat writer for […]

Inside look at reporters on the outside

In a tweet today, our colleague Simon Perez brought to our attention a story by media reporter Paul Farhi of The Washington Post, “Why Journalists Need to Practice What They Preach.” The piece is straightforward. When they’re on the other side of a microphone or press pad, reporters can be as thin-skinned, controlling and paranoid as […]

May you have an understanding boss

MAY you … For the month of May, we are devoting this blog to our wishes for journalists present and future: “MAY you … “ Every day, you will find a tip, a tidbit or a top-of-mind piece of advice we hope will help you now and later “Who’s the Boss?” Great television show back in […]

New ‘Storyline’ tells it like it is

The Washington Post just announced the start of a new storytelling site: Storyline. Jim Tankersley, editor of Storyline, explains. Today we launch a new destination on Washingtonpost.com, dedicated to the power of stories to help us understand complicated, critical things. We’re focused on public policy, but not on Washington process. We care about policy as […]